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The Westbrook Blake - Mike Westbrook Obe, Kate Westbrook, Phil Minton And Band at St James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly

Posted by Evvnt on October 28, 2022

Where

The Westbrook Blake - Mike Westbrook Obe, Kate Westbrook, Phil Minton And Band at St James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly

When

Thu, November 24, 2022
20:00

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Musicians

Mike Westbrook
composer/conductor
Kate Westbrook
voice / vocals
Phil Minton
voice / vocals

About

Mike Westbrook OBE is an English jazz pianist, composer, and writer of orchestrated jazz pieces.

The Independent on Sunday called The Westbrook Blake 'perhaps the greatest work in all British jazz'.

Mike Westbrook's settings of the poetry of William Blake (also known in different versions as Glad Day and Bright As Fire) is one of his most joyous and powerful works. This concert features the two original singers, Kate Westbrook and Phil Minton, while Mike Westbrook leads his own small band.

The settings of William Blake's powerful poetry were originally commissioned in 1971 for the National Theatre production of Adrian Mitchell's Tyger. The Westbrook Blake, has been performed many times since, in London, throughout Europe, in New York and Australia....

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